2016-10-25 03:18:29 UTC
Enrollment is down!!!
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Premiums will go up sharply next year under President
Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one
insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That's sure to stoke another
"Obamacare" controversy days before a presidential election.
Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan
will increase an average of 25 percent across the 39 states served by the
federally run online market, according to a report from the Department of
Health and Human Services. Some states will see much bigger jumps, others
Moreover, about 1 in 5 consumers will only have plans from a single insurer
to pick from, after major national carriers such as UnitedHealth Group,
Humana and Aetna scaled back their roles.
Thank heaven you can keep your old plan and your doctor!